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City profile: Ankara
(Elsevier, 2013, 4)
Although Ankara has a long history, it is generally known for its twentieth century development as the designed capital of the newly-born Turkish nation-state. The early episode of the city's growth displayed a typical ...
Encountering the Urban Crisis: The Gezi Event and the Politics of Urban Design
This article addresses an experimental urban design studio conducted in Bilkent University in Ankara, which problematized the protests that initially started in Gezi Park in Istanbul and shook Turkey in the summer of 2013. ...
Architectural mimicry and the politics of mosque building: negotiating Islam and Nation in Turkey
This paper discusses the politics of mosque architecture in modern Turkey. The classical Ottoman mosque image has been reproduced in state-sponsored mosques throughout the second half of the twentieth century. Defining ...